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Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

AUR20218

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology – AUR20218

Course Overview

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology gives you the skills and knowledge for a career servicing and repairing air-conditioning components and systems of cars and other heavy vehicles.

You'll learn to identify and repair air-conditioning HVAC systems, install air-conditioning and ancillary electrical systems, and solder electrical wiring and circuits.

You'll also learn important workplace safety practices so you're ready for whatever situations you encounter out in the field.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Automotive industry as a qualified Automotive Air-conditioning Repair Person.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study and complete the AUR30616 Certificate III in Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts 20th July ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 2 - On Campus / 2020

On Campus - Starts on 01/03/2021 - 2 days a week - 8am to 5pm / 2021

On Campus - Starts on 26/07/2021 - 2 days a week - 8am to 5pm / 2021

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Starts 20th July ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 5.00pm, Semester 2 - On Campus / 2020

On Campus - Starts on 22/02/2021 - 2 days a week - 8am to 5pm / 2021

On Campus - Starts on 19/07/2021 - 2 days a week - 8am to 5pm / 2021

1. Subsidised Standard
$1,001.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$200.00
3. Full Fee
$1,311.00
Course Materials
$190.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course

Some applicants may also be required to undertake an interview prior to entry into this course.

Core Units
AURAEA002
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETU003
Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURTTA018
Carry out diagnostic procedures
Elective Units
AURETR006
Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR011
Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETU001
Install air conditioning systems
AURETU005
Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU007
Overhaul air conditioning and HVAC system compressors
AURTTA004
Carry out servicing operations
AURTTC003
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004
Inspect and service engines
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments

Mark Ward

The course runs over a 6 month period and students are enrolled Full-Time. Students attend GOTAFE 4 days per week to complete on-campus training Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday. Training occurs on campus and in a workshop model with access to a Simulated Worksop where the students can practice their skills and demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired.

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions. We encourage students to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions or other organised activities.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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